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Genus Candonopsis Vavra, 1891

Superfamily: Cypridoidea Baird, 1845
Family: Candonidae Kaufmann, 1900
Subfamily: Candoninae Kaufmann, 1900

One species has been reported from Korea:

1. Candonopsis transgrediens Brehm, 1923

Figures in: Karanovic & Lee 2012 (carapace and appendages).
Habitat: "Wetland" (Karanovic & Lee 2012).
Mode of life: Benthic.
Reproduction mode: Sexual.
Known distribution: Nam River valley, South Gyeongsang Province (Karanovic & Lee 2012). Elsewhere, known from China (Brehm 1923).

Brehm, V. 1923. Bericht über die von Dr. H. Weigold in China gesammelten Kopepoden und Ostrakoden. Internationale Revue gesamten Hydrobiologie und Hydrographie, 11, 329-345.

Karanovic I., & Lee, W. 2012. A review of candonid ostracods (Crustacea: Ostracoda: Podocopida) from East Asia, with descriptions of five new species from South Korea. Zootaxa, 3368, 7-49.